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Case Manager - Rural ACT

Company: Peak Behavioral Health
Location: Santa Teresa
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Case Manager - Rural ACT - Peak Behavioral Health - Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Job Summary: The purpose of this job is to provide intensive case management services with a focus on education and employment or housing-related services to clients assessing for needs designed to assist individuals in achieving an optimal quality of life. Develops and/or enhance community living skills, increased management of mental health symptoms, increase knowledge about medication, decreased psychiatric hospitalizations and increased community tenure. Most of this position is conducted in the field/community with clients. Required to be able to travel with personal vehicle.
Job Duties: Duties and Responsibilities * Provides on-going case management services, skills training and rehabilitation services for adults with mental illness.
* Provide work-related and education-related services, including assessing the effect of clients' mental illness on employment, and planning and implementing an ongoing employment strategy to enable consumers to get and keep jobs.
* Provide housing-related services to include assessing the effect of clients' mental illness on obtaining housing, planning and implementing an ongoing housing strategy to enable consumers to obtain and sustain housing.
* Provides rehabilitative services including general symptom management, community living skills, and employment related skills to increase our client's independence and increase their ability to maintain community tenure.
* Provides 24 on-call support, psychosocial rehabilitation three to five (3-5) times/week, mental health decompensation, safety plan, crisis intervention, medication support, and collaborate with inpatient hospitals.
* Collaborates with psychiatrist to formulate personalized treatment plans to fit individual needs. Medication management to include: compliance with medication (track refills, medication monitor, obtain injections) provide transportation.
* Assists with improving living skills, finding appropriate housing (group/foster homes, assisting living, and independent), moving all belongings and set up utilities, ensure budget and payments, and food. Coordinates representative payee services.
* Maintains compliance with all Joint Commission training requirements relevant to job duties, including but not limited to those dealing with use of restraints and physical holding of individuals receiving services.
* Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Sciences or related behavioral field, supplemented by two (2) years of direct casework/case management experience; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Experience with trauma-informed services; cognitive behavioral therapies, including DBT; and motivational therapies including the use of incentives, preferred.
Special Certifications and Licenses * Must possess and maintain a valid state Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
* Must be able to pass a TB, criminal background and drug screen. Additional Requirements
Timely renew and maintain cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification for healthcare professionals, professional skills verification and psychiatric crisis management certification. Why Peak Behavioral Health?
* Challenging and rewarding work
* Career development opportunities
* Supportive and responsive leadership Peak Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Peak Behavioral Health is an EOE.
Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served. Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Peak Behavioral Health, El Paso , Case Manager - Rural ACT, Executive , Santa Teresa, Texas

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